Ngā Rauru, Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Maru ki Taranaki/Samoa, Rotuma
Whetu sits on the board of Māori Television. She is also a well-known figure in the screen and broadcasting industries in Aotearoa and overseas and brings an impressive array of skills including experience in front of and behind the camera, and as a writer. She has produced, directed and edited hundreds of hours of television, including drama, documentaries, reality series and short films in Aotearoa starting at TVNZ in 1988. Whetu also owns her own media company, fala media.